By: Myka Moulton

what is the definiton of Fraud

Fraud is intentional deception for gain

Examples of fraud

Retail/Auction Fraud: When you buy something online, but never get it.

Phishing and Smishing: A fake email of message to get someone to provide personal/account information.

Work at Home: When you pay for something so you can have an "easy" job at home

How you can Avoide Fraud

1. Do not reply to email with personal information.

2. Research institutions; Look at customer ratings.

3. If it looks to good to be true , it probably is, so learn more about fraud.